Lewiston Daily Sun for Dec. 19, 1945

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100 Years Ago: 1922

There will be a Community Christmas tree at Cumston Hall Saturday night. The cantata, “Cradle of Bethlehem,” will be given. The committee in charge is Dr. Fred Chenery, Jr., Miss Grace Clough and Mrs. Margaret Smith.

50 Years Ago: 1972

(from a Journal photo) Sixth graders at Auburn’s Central School have been learning about the Christmas customs of 15 foreign countries, their international Christmas projects involving the making of national costumes and flags, and the writing of reports, and traditional foods from each of the faraway lands. Fred Hanscom, represents Spain, having studied that particular country’s Yuletide customs, while the national costume worn by Rose Ouellette, and the gingerbread house, in the foreground are both German. The costume was made available by another student, Terry Durgin. Youngsters participating in the project are students of Mrs. Vesta Rand and Carol Delaney.

25 Years Ago: 1997

Shawn Bergeron, 13, of Summer Street, Lewiston shot his first deer this past season, a 9 point, 180 pound buck while hunting with his dad in the Buckfield area.

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